Eastern townships move into the red zone on Monday due to an increase in reported cases in the area, while the COVID-19 toll remains stable in the rest of the province.
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Public Health Saturday qualified to “worry” about the epidemiological situation in Estre, which explains its path to the maximum alert level.
In the past seven days, Eastern townships have registered 387 new cases, 86 of which were in Saturday’s update. The last time such a high daily number was in the area was in January.
With the exception of deliveries and take-outs, the decision is to close restaurants on Monday.
Places of worship will be reduced to a maximum of 25 people. Outdoor activities are only allowed for groups of eight people living within the same address or within physical distance.
Training halls also have to close their doors.
“Indoor sports and leisure activities are only allowed solo, in pairs or with people in the same private residence at swimming pools, skating rinks and places to play tennis and badminton,” the ministry said on Saturday. A press release on health and social services.
In the Red Zone, elementary and secondary schools are open. Substitute in the classroom for 3 studentsE, 4E And 5E Secondary planned with this level of warning will begin Wednesday.
The curfew is still in effect from 9:30 pm to 5 am.
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The province recorded 958 new cases of Kovid-19 and seven more deaths on Saturday, but only one person died of the disease in the last 24 hours.
The situation in some parts of Quebec is worrying. Despite rising vaccine coverage, it is important to adhere to health measures, ”Health Minister Christian Dubey wrote on Twitter on Saturday.
According to Quebec’s National Institute of Public Health statistics, there are at least 4,549 cases in the province.
There are now 547 hospitals, down 27 from the day before.
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Operation of ination vaccines is going smoothly, Quebec announced on Saturday giving about 89,250 doses in 24 hours for about 3,641,908 injections.